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YMMV: Aqua Teen Hunger Force
  • Base Breaker:
  • Crazy Awesome: Dr. Weird, with heavy emphasis on "crazy".
  • Crosses the Line Twice: There are few episodes that don't cross the line a few times.
  • Crowning Moment Of Awesome: It has its own Page for it. Being an 11 minute show, this alone should count as one.
  • Crowning Moment of Funny: Anything Carl says about his gun.
    Oh, I'll give you a magazine, there buddy. Hey, it's full of hollow points. You're gonna love it when I put those in a gun, and then put 'em in your brain!
    • Master Shake turning black and trying out his new "complicated handshake."
    • This interaction between Shake and a store clerk:
    Clerk: Look, uh. We don't cash checks here.
    Master Shake: And we don't respond to threats! I'll say it one more time in that little language I like to call English. Or maybe I should say it in Mexican-o? Get back there-o and cash-o the check-o, amigo. Andale, Andale.
    Ignignokt: He's not responding, cup. Lay into him more.
    Err: (outside with the giant radioactive "check"note ) Yeah, lay into him some more!
    Ignignokt: I've got this, Err.
    Clerk: That thing there is your check?
    Master Shake: Yeah, that's the check.
    Clerk: Well, we don't cash 'em.
    Master Shake: Oh, you've never seen a check before? Oh, me so sorry. Maybe you're in the wrong business. And maybe immigration would like to know about this.
    Clerk: Good.. cause I'm American.
    Master Shake: Well I'm not! But when I become one, maybe then I'll legally buy a weapon and we won't have to vote you out of office. Will we, scumbag?!
    • "We are not establishing a democracy in this house! This is a dictatorship! I rule with an iron dick!"
    • "Yeah, I'm in the business. The business of kickin' your ass. And lemme tell ya, business is boomin'."
  • Crowning Moment of Heartwarming: Subverted constantly almost every episode.
    Carl: There's something I need to say, ya know. Ever since my son was...never conceived because I never had consensual sex without money involved, I always sorta looked at you as...well, kind've a thing that I could, ya know, live next to in accordance with state law.
    Meatwad: Oh, that's sweet. You're trying to say that you love me!
    Carl: Eh eh eh, let's not get ahead of ourselves here - WHO ARE YOU TAKIN' TO THAT FRIGGIN SUPERBOWL!
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: Meatwad's solo in the Movie. Doubles as a Big Lipped Alligator Moment but damn is it awesome.
    • Also, the song "Cut Your Tongue Out With A Linoleum Knife," also in the movie, performed by none other than Mastodon.
      • "I'll bite your torso and give you a disease!!"
    • "Meatwad get da money, see..."
    • Can't forget Spirit Journey Formation Anniversary - a prog-metal "alternative" to "Happy Birthday To You," performed by Zakk Wylde and a Geddy Lee sound-alike.
    • The ending theme to Patrol Squad definitely qualifies. Listen to that badass guitar!
  • Ear Worm
    • "I Like Your Booty (But I'm Not Gay)," from the movie.
    • An in-universe example could be MC Pee Pants' "I Need Candy". Even Carl wound up liking it. This was, of course, the plan.
    • Cuz we are the Aqua Teens! Make the homies say HO and the girlies wanna scream!
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: The Cybernetic Ghost of Christmas Past from the Future!
    • Jiggle Billy, to the point where his face has reached Memetic Mutation status.
  • Faux Symbolism:
    Meatwad: I'm gonna name you Jesus...Ezekiel...Jesus. And that's from the Bible.
    • And again when everyone sees Jesus Gee whiz on the gun shop billboard. But it turned out to just be Ted Nugent.
  • "Funny Aneurysm" Moment: The Boston Bomb Scare in 2007: laugh out loud funny; in 2013, when bombs actually did go off during the Boston marathon, now the 2007 incident is cringe-inducing.
  • Ho Yay: Shake, to Frylock.
    "Why don't you help me SUCK IT? (beat) ...Wait a minute, that backfired."
  • Jerkass Woobie: Sure, Carl's rude, obnoxious, and hygienically-challenged, but the sheer amount of shit his neighbors have put him through kinda makes one feel sorry for him.
  • Memetic Molester: Handbanana.
    • Tonight... YOU...
  • GENTLEMEN, BEHOLD!!! THIS IS A GREAT EXAMPLE OF MEMETIC MUTATION, ISN'T IT, STEVE?
    • WHAT HAS SCIENCE DONE?!
    • There has also been popularity in photoshopping or drawing Carl's face and body into anime characters, as evidenced here, here and here.
    • "I get it. It ain't making me laugh, but I get it."
    • "Truly, they were a (insert series title here)."
    • ARISE CHICKUN!
  • Nightmare Fuel: Wong Burger Employees might qualify.
    • Santa Claus getting his skin burned off, not dying, and getting his skin replaced by soccer balls.
    • Dr. Wong Burger in "The Creature from the Plaque Lagoon".
    • The Aqua Something You Know Whatever opening is DERANGED.
    • I'M IN YOUR HOUSE.
      • Actually, the whole episode "The Cloning" was scary as hell.
    • The ending of "The Shaving".
    • Fry Legs. First we see Frylock trying to impress a girl with a mecha-like contraption which walks in a really off-putting way. Then, he starts stalking her. Then he kills her boyfriend when he tells him to back off...and wears his mutilated corpse as a suit. Of course, it doesn't fit well. (Pleasant dreams!)
  • Overshadowed By Controversy: The Movie will always be more remembered for its Viral Marketing campaign that caused the Boston Bomb Scare, which led to head of Cartoon Network Jim Samples stepping down and being replaced by Stuart Snyder, than its actual content.
  • Rewatch Bonus: All the numerous hints at Frylock being a lesbian trapped in a man's body as a box of fries become a lot more noticeable once you've seen The Movie.
  • Seasonal Rot - Episodes from season 4 and beyond for the most part haven't been well-received by fans.
    • Alternatively, many think that the show got even worse with each rename.
  • Ugly Cute: Meatwad.
  • What Do You Mean, It Wasn't Made on Drugs?
  • The Woobie: Meatwad and Frylock (most of the time)

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